To help keep you informed on the most shared and talked about stories, each Saturday and Sunday we'll revisit 5 stories from the previous week, including the most recent updates.
Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein has been indicted on federal sex trafficking conspiracy and sex trafficking charges for allegedly abusing dozens of underage girls at his mansion in Manhattan, where an "extraordinary volume" of nude photos apparently showing minors were found during a weekend raid, and estate in Palm Beach, Florida. Epstein pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on Monday. See more on the charges here.
The father of Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters was found dead in a West Haven motel room on Thursday. West Haven police have labeled the death of 49-year-old Ed Waters as "untimely" and are investigating. Police said Waters was found dead at the Super 8 Motel just after noon on Thursday. For more on the investigation, click here.
War of Words
The attorney for Fotis Dulos has a simple message for author Gillian Flynn: "Be gone, girl." Norman Pattis made the comments after the "Gone Girl" scribe said she was "absolutely sickened" by the suggestion that missing Connecticut missing mother Jennifer Dulos could have staged her own disappearance in a revenge scheme to frame her estranged husband. See more on the back and forth here.
Barry Bashes Gulf Coast
Louisiana took the brunt of Barry as it came ashore. The massive storm made landfall on Saturday and soaked the region with as much as 20 inches of rain in some places. For the latest on Barry, click here.
Charming Charlie announced it would close all of it's U.S. stores after filing for bankruptcy last week. The company has 261 stores, including four in Connecticut. Those stores are in West Hartford, Plainville, South Windsor, and Guilford. See more on the closures here.